1907 North Tyrone by-election

The North Tyrone by-election of 1907 was held on 8 March 1907. The by-election was held due to the incumbent Liberal MP, William Huston Dodd, being appointed as a Judge of the High Court of Justice in Ireland 1907-24.[1] It was narrowly won by the Liberal candidate Redmond Barry in a very high turnout.[2]

1907 North Tyrone by-election

8 March 1907
 
Candidate Barry Henry
Party Liberal Irish Unionist
Popular vote 3,013 3,006
Percentage 50.1 49.9

MP before election

William Huston Dodd
Liberal

Subsequent MP

Redmond Barry
Liberal

Result

Tyrone North by-election, 1907
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Redmond Barry 3,013 50.1
Irish Unionist Denis Henry 3,006 49.9
Majority 7 0.2
Turnout 6,230 96.6
Liberal hold Swing

References

  1. Ball, F. Elrington The Judges in Ireland 1221-1921 John Murray London 1926 Vol.ii p.382
  2. http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm


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